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Webinars

The 2nd Annual “Living with LFS” Webinar Conference

Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Time: 5:00pm (EST)

Webinar topics and presenters:

  • “Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and TP53 in Breast Cancer and Management”Gareth Evans, Professor of Medical Genetics and Cancer Epidemiology, The University of Manchester
  • “High Occurrence of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome in Brazil”Maria Isabel Achatz, Director, Department of Oncogenetics, Hospital A. C. Camargo
  • “Updates from the NCI LFS Study”Phuong Mai, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute
  • “Elephants, Dogs, and Other Novel Approaches to Cancer Prevention in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome”Joshua Schiffman, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Utah

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LFS – Recent Findings and Future Directions

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST)
Speaker: Dr. Louise Strong of MD Anderson

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LFS and Chemo Prevention

Date: Monday, June 2, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST)
Speaker: Farzana Walcott, MD

Dr. Walcott is currently the Lead Associate Investigator for the chemoprevention study in Li-Fraumeni Syndrome using Metformin at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Walcott received her M.P.H. at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Houston School of Public Health in epidemiology, and her M.D. at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in College Station. She shares her interests in gynecologic malignancies, telomere biology, and chemoprevention with her projects related to the Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.

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Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and Diet

Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST)
Speaker: Presented by Karin B. Michels, ScD, PhD

Editor of the textbook, Epigenetic Epidemiology, Dr. Michels is an Associate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School, and is Co-Director of the Ob/Gyn Epidemiology Center in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Michels’ research has focused on epigenetic epidemiology, perinatal risk factors for breast cancer, and the role of nutrition in cancer etiology.

Missed the webinar? You can download a PDF of the presentation.

LFS Talk with Dr. Judy E. Garber

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm (EST)
Speaker: Judy E. Garber, MD MPH, Director at the Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Living with LFS Webinar

Date: May 21, 2013
Time: 8:00pm-9:30pm (EST)
Guest Speakers: Wendy Kohlman, Manager of Family Cancer Assessment Clinic, Huntsman Cancer Institute and Amanda Gammon, Genetic Counselor, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Host: Bonita Kline, LFS Association Family Support Chair

First Ever Li-Fraumeni Syndrome Workshop

Date: November 2, 2010
Guest Speakers: Dr. Joseph Fraumeni, newly formed LiFE Consortium members, and LFS families
Host: Dr. Sharon Savage, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

 

 

LFS Association

We are families, like you who have been devastated by the effects of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome, a hereditary cancer predisposition syndrome. Our hopes are to educate, raise awareness and find better screening programs and treatments for LFS.

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Medical Resources

We've compiled a list of doctors available to answer your questions, LFS support and treatment. They specialize in many different areas, which have been listed with their information.

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